[Rubygems-developers] Specifying a platform

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Sat Apr 17 10:51:37 EDT 2004

Chad Fowler wrote:
> I guess it's a subjective difference, but the parentheses *really* 
> bother me.
> So, do we agree that we don't need -ruby- in the name of a gem?

I wouldn't think so.  But is there a need to syntactically indicate the 
platform portion of a gem file name?

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